Architects, Except Landscape and Naval (17-1011)

Occupation description:  Plan and design structures, such as private residences, office buildings, theaters, factories, and other structural property. Excludes Landscape Architects (17-1012) and Marine Engineers and Naval Architects (17-2121).

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 135143 5.94 611
United States 128,800134,200 4.23,300 5,9009,750

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities. Read more.


2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 42.0722.8329.11 37.7249.3664.71
Alaska 40.8026.5331.50 40.6149.5658.02
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 40.3026.2630.98 39.6949.0457.97

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
1354 3.045.5 30.6
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation14
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation4
UI claimants previously working in occupation5
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 39
Number of job position postings 1
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 39.0

Alaska Licensing Information

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Bachelor’s degree Work experience: None On-the-job training: Internship/Residency

Training Resources

 Degree
Alaska Computer Business Solutions LLC   (Anchorage)
Revit Architecture 2017 L1 Fundamentals

 Degree
Environmental Management Inc   (Anchorage)
EPA/AHERA Project Design Initial - 24 Hours Certificate
EPA/AHERA Project Design Refresher Certificate

 Degree
Vocational Training and Resource Center   (Juneau)
Drafting with AutoCAD